SUMNER COUNTY KANSAS

THE WHEAT CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

OUR MISSION

To grow communities of Sumner County through business activity with innovative economic development programs.

To succeed with our mission, we provide assistance to new and existing businesses, as well as local cities and community development projects.

ABOUT  SCEDC

OUR FOCUS

  • Retention and expansion of existing businesses 

  • Recruitment of businesses to locate within Sumner County and its communities 

  • Provide entrepreneurs/business startups access to assistance with business plan writing, marketing and financial resources etc. 

  • Assist with available sites and buildings 

  • Assist new and existing businesses with local, state, and federal programs and incentives 

  • Provide resources and act as a liaison for our businesses and communities with service providers and partner agencies

  • Provide support to Sumner County Communities in community development issues and needs

  • Assist businesses with their workforce needs including offering training classes when grant funds are available

NEWS

UPDATED INFORMATION

 

WHERE WE ARE

Sumner County is located in south-central Kansas (Central Time Zone) twenty-three miles south of Wichita and abutting the Oklahoma border. Sumner County is part of the Wichita Metropolitan Statistical Area.  The County encompasses 1,185 square miles and the population in 2010 was 24,132.  The County seat is the City of Wellington with a population of 8,172 (2010).  The County is home to eleven incorporated communities, they are Argonia, Belle Plaine, Caldwell, Conway Springs, Gueda Springs, Hunnewell, Mayfield, Milan, Oxford, South Haven, and Wellington.  A portion of the City of Mulvane also lies in Sumner County.  There are a number of smaller communities located within the county that are not incorporated.

 

Sumner County Businesses
To access business listings serving the communities of Sumner County, please use Chamber Information Center or Yellowbook.  

MEETING SCHEDULE

The Board meets the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 3:00 p.m. at the Sumner County Economic Development Commission office 314 N. Washington Wellington, Kansas.

January 12, 2021

(Retreat, Board Members Only)

February 9, 2021

March 9, 2021

April 13, 2021

May 11, 2021

June 8, 2021

July 13, 2021

August 10, 2021

September 14, 2021

October 12, 2021

November 9, 2021

December 14, 2021

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CONTACT US

314 N. Washington Ave
PO Box 279
Wellington, KS  67152

Tel 620.326.8779

scedc@co.sumner.ks.us

Stacy Davis
Executive Director

sdavis@co.sumner.ks.us

 

Joslyn Heersche
Admin Assistant

jheersche@co.sumner.ks.us

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